Democracy Now! Friday, February 6, 1998
Source Television broadcastRun time 59:00Language en
Mexican Author Elena Poniatowska On the “Massacre in Mexico”
After nearly 30 years of silence, a former Mexican president gave the first formal explanation of the student massacre of 1968. This Tuesday, Luis Echeverria, a former president who was the head of the police force at the time of the massacre, disputed official accounts that had blamed the killings on student agitators. He was testifying in a new investigation into the massacre.
Labour Party On Blair
British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived last evening in Washington. Britain has been the U.S.’s staunchest supporter in the push for military action. China and France joins Russia in calling for diplomatic solutions to the Iraq crisis.